Melanie Verwoerd:  The four myths about land expropriation that must be bust to counter misunderstanding and scaremongering
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OPINION: SA’s reaction to Willemse row shows how divided we remain
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OPINION: SA’s reaction to Willemse row shows how divided we remain

Max du Preez:  Urban land reform plan could be an easy win for Ramaphosa
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Max du Preez: Urban land reform plan could be an easy win for Ramaphosa

By Max du Preez “Rebuilding the capacity of the state is going to be more…

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Perspective: Ashwin Willemse and our inability to step back and listen
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Perspective: Ashwin Willemse and our inability to step back and listen

By Antoinette Muller Ashwin Willemse’s live walkout over the weekend sparked lively comments from all…

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Mondli Makhanya: Let’s cry for Palestine
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Mondli Makhanya: Let’s cry for Palestine

Writing in The Guardian newspaper this week, Arab-American author Moustafa Bayoumi decried the language used…

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Melanie Verwoerd:  If you want to make money, appoint more women
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Melanie Verwoerd: If you want to make money, appoint more women

On Mother’s Day many of the media channels ran clips of children giving their opinion…

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Perspective:  Israeli-Palestinian violence…….why is the reporting so one-sided in SA media?
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Perspective: Israeli-Palestinian violence…….why is the reporting so one-sided in SA media?

By Howard Feldman The appalling loss of life on the Israeli-Gaza border cannot be ignored.…

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Max du Preez:  The problem AfriForum is causing the DA
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Max du Preez: The problem AfriForum is causing the DA

The fierce, emotional debates around land the last few months have markedly increased the political…

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Perspective: An indictment of the ANC’s commitment to governance
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Perspective: An indictment of the ANC’s commitment to governance

By Marianne Merten When government misrepresents and lies, public trust is broken. And by concealing…

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Max du Preez: South Africa needs intensive therapy
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Max du Preez: South Africa needs intensive therapy

“If we had Cyril Ramaphosa or someone like him taking the baton from Mbeki in…

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Perspective: Supra Mahumapelo’s fightback aims to tear the province, and the ANC, apart
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Perspective: Supra Mahumapelo’s fightback aims to tear the province, and the ANC, apart

Analysis:  What is happening to our once proud free press?
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Analysis: What is happening to our once proud free press?

By Geordin Hill-Lewis Within the next year we will go to the polls to vote…

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Melanie Verwoerd: Upcoming provincial congresses key to Ramaphosa’s survival
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Melanie Verwoerd: Upcoming provincial congresses key to Ramaphosa’s survival

By Melanie Verwoerd There is no question that Cyril Ramaphosa has done tremendously well in…

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Analysis:  DA’s chosen method of removing De Lille smacks of desperation
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Analysis: DA’s chosen method of removing De Lille smacks of desperation

By Rebecca Davis One of the most frustrating aspects of the Patricia de Lille saga…

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Max du Preez: ANC must let go of struggle nostalgia if real change is to come
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Max du Preez: ANC must let go of struggle nostalgia if real change is to come

The ANC’s obsession with being a “revolutionary party” and a liberation movement, 24 years after…

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Mondli Makhanya:  Take back our proud brand
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Mondli Makhanya: Take back our proud brand

So there I was on the first day of an international conference in a far-off…

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Analysis: Why Ramaphosa could be heading for trouble in North West
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Analysis: Why Ramaphosa could be heading for trouble in North West

By Mahlatse Mahlase, politics editor of News24. Rumblings of calls for an early ANC National General…

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Analysis: The case against Tom Moyane
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Analysis: The case against Tom Moyane

The list of Tom Moyane’s sins is long, most of it grounds for dismissal. Yet…

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Melanie Verwoerd:  Time for white people to say ‘not in my name’
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Melanie Verwoerd: Time for white people to say ‘not in my name’

By Melanie Verwoerd In 2003 during the American invasion of Iraq Natalie Maines, the lead…

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Max du Preez: Fresh ideas needed to make Cyril’s ‘New Dawn’ possible
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Max du Preez: Fresh ideas needed to make Cyril’s ‘New Dawn’ possible

By Max du Preez Can Cyril Ramaphosa’s “New Deal” also become a little more innovative,…

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